Posts By Jordan Aylward

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Sampha – Dual

Sampha - Dual Young Turks: 2013 There is really only one way to start this review, and that is with this question: how did it take this long for Sampha to release his own solo material? Not only is he a…

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Gold Panda – Half of Where You Live

Gold Panda - Half Of Where You Live Ghostly International: 2013 It was the American philanthropist W. Clement Stone who first coined the phrase “you are a product of your own environment.” It is of course a debatable opinion, but it…

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Koreless – Yugen

Koreless – Yugen Young Turks: 2013 Lewis Roberts is clearly a man who places quality over quantity. The 21-year-old Welshman who currently resides in Glasgow and operates musically under the moniker Koreless has only put out two singles of his…

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Concert Review: Ghostface Killah and DOOM at London’s 100 Club

Despite DOOM currently residing somewhere in London, it’s pretty rare that he actually plays shows here and it’s even rarer to see the real him actually turn up as opposed to one of his imposters. What you will almost never…

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Starkey – Inter-Mission EP

Starkey - Inter-Mission EP Seclusiasis: 2013 It’s a bit of a mystery as to why Starkey has never really received the recognition he deserves. Maybe it’s because upon Googling ‘Starkey’, the first result that comes up is a British hearing aid…

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The Delfonics – Adrian Younge Presents the Delfonics

The Delfonics – Adrian Younge Presents The Delfonics Wax Poetics: 2013 Unless you’re a serious beat-head or soul aficionado, you probably haven’t heard of The Delfonics before. There’s good reason for that though, because they haven’t been popular since 1974.…

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Astronautica – Replay Last Night

Astronautica – Replay Last Night Alpha Pup Records: 2013 Alpha Pup Records have got to be one of the most under-rated record labels in music generally. They act as the huge trawling net that catches only the finest and most talented…

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AraabMuzik – For Professional Use Only

AraabMuzik – For Professional Use Only L-R-G: 2013 In an interview with The Creators Project last year, AraabMUZIK himself said: “I wouldn’t be where I’m at now if it wasn’t for the Youtube clips.” The Internet is responsible for letting…

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Four Tet – 0181

Four Tet – 0181 Text: 2013 “I am going to release a new Four Tet LP today.” This was the perfectly simple sentence posted from Four Tet’s Twitter account just a few hours before dropping his latest album 0181. If any other widely…

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DyMe-A-DuZiN – A Portrait of Donnovan

DyMe-A-DuZiN – A Portrait of Donnovan Self-released: 2013 The New York rap revival is in full swing at the moment. We saw its rise last year with the likes of Joey Bada$$ and Action Bronson peppering their fans with as…